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Social networking and segregation 
13th-Oct-2009 01:34 pm
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Does your social class determine your online social network?

* Story Highlights
* A recent Nielsen study finds class differences between online social networks
* Wealthier people are more likely to use Facebook; the less affluent, MySpace
* Almost 38 percent of LinkedIn users earn more than $100,000 a year
* A researcher found that college students tended to self-segregate online

updated 9:25 a.m. EDT, Tue October 13, 2009

By Breeanna Hare
CNN

(CNN) -- Like a lot of people, Anna Owens began using MySpace more than four years ago to keep in touch with friends who weren't in college.

But soon she felt too old for the social-networking site, and the customizable pages with music that were fun at first began to annoy her. By the time she graduated from the University of Puget Sound, Owens' classmates weren't on MySpace -- they were on Facebook. [...]

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MySpace is the Ghetto. Facebook is the suburbs. Twitter and LinkedIn are The Hamptons. Where is LiveJournal in all this? Oh, yeah... Russia.
Comments 
13th-Oct-2009 08:58 pm (UTC)
That is interesting. Thank you.
22nd-Oct-2009 09:56 am (UTC) - ummmmm....I'm on all of them.
and so are you. So what does that make us? Cyberfreaks? Cyber addicts?

or this:

http://www.break.com/index/why-only-young-girls-should-strip.html
22nd-Oct-2009 01:17 pm (UTC) - Re: ummmmm....I'm on all of them.
I am actually not on all of them.

I am not, and likely never will be, on Twitter or LinkedIn. I have no reason to be on LinkedIn and find the idea of Twitter annoying at best. I get my Internet love from Russia.

Edited at 2009-10-22 01:19 pm (UTC)
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